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James W. Jones Collection of Gay and Lesbian Literature

Overview
Works: 672 works in 675 publications in 1 language and 38,356 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Biographies  Gay fiction  Autobiographies  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  History  Drama  Juvenile works 
Classifications: PN2287.H75, B
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Most widely held works by James W. Jones Collection of Gay and Lesbian Literature
Mildred pierced : a Toby Peters mystery by Stuart M Kaminsky( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his longtime friend Sheldon Minck is arrested for the murder of his estranged wife, Mildred, private detective Toby Peters is hired by film legend Joan Crawford to solve the crime and prevent negative publicity from tarring her name
Idol Rock Hudson : the true story of an American film hero by Jerry Oppenheimer( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock Hudson's life had all the elements of a Hollywood tearjerker, not unlike one of the many he starred in during the 1950s: there weree the humble beginnings, the unhappy childhood, the yearnings for another life, the sudden rise to fame, the adoration of millions, and, ultimately, disintergration and tragedy
Bad chili by Joe R Lansdale( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleuth Hap Collins and his black sidekick go after a gang of gay-bashers. The gang makes videotapes as they rape, torture and murder homosexuals. The setting is Texas
Sovereign : Elizabeth II and the Windsor dynasty by Roland Flamini( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark by Lonnie Coleman( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Montmorency, Alabama and Savannah, Georgia in the 20s and 30s, the book is fictional memoir of Mark, a young boy orphaned by the death of both parents and raised by his aunt and uncle, from adolescence to adult hood, and ending with the outbreak of World War II
Famous American plays of the 1970's( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heaven's coast : a memoir by Mark Doty( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this "part memoir, part journal, part elegy for a life of rare communion and beauty," the author/poet reveals the accommodations and adjustments he and his partner must make when they discover Wally is HIV-positive
Caracole by Edmund White( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een opgroeiende jongen, die pas kennis heeft gemaakt met liefde en seksualiteit, wordt opgenomen in een elegante wereld vol mooie, intellectuele vrouwen
Rock Hudson : friend of mine by Tom Clark( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noel Coward by Clive Fisher( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Include me out : my life from Goldwyn to Broadway by Farley Granger( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Granger's delightful and elegant memoir captures the extravangance of Hollywood's Golden Age-and provides colorful portraits of many of its major players from the viewpoint of an insider. Granger recreates his legendary struggle to break his contract with Goldwyn. He had to buy his way out to work on Broadway. He describes the early days of live television and working with Julie Harris, Christopher Plummer, Helen Hayes, and Claire Bloom. He captures the thrill of acting on the stage with Janice Rule, June Havoc, Larry Hagman, Barbara Cook, and the National Repertory Theatre, where his determination paid off with an OBIE for his work in Tally & Son. Granger also freely discusses his affairs with some of the big names in show business
Reports from the holocaust : the making of an AIDS activist by Larry Kramer( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an expanded version of a book by a leading AIDS critic and founder of the Gay Men's Health Crisis. It contains new material from the author's letters, speeches and articles from 1988 to 1993 on the AIDS crisis
Sal Mineo : his life, murder, and mystery by H. Paul Jeffers( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of actor Sal Mineo
My queer war by James Lord( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A noted memoirist relates his time serving in World War II, during which he experienced the terrors of armed conflict, as well as came to terms with his sexuality, experienced the thrill of a first love and the chill of disillusionment with his fellow man and made the acquaintance of a world-renowned artist
Tiger flowers by Patricia Quinlan( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his uncle, Michael, dies of AIDS, Joel's dreams and thoughts of Michael keep his memory alive
Loving Lucy : an illustrated tribute to Lucille Ball by Bart Andrews( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Going the other way : lessons from a life in and out of major-league baseball by Billy Bean( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the only openly gay former major-league baseball player comes a chronicle of America's national pastime, and an intimate memoir of a man who learned to follow his own path. A relentless work ethic, exceptional multi-sport talent, and a quick left-handed swing got Bean into the big leagues--playing in the majors from 1987 to 1995 for the Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers, and San Diego Padres. Bean brings us inside the clubhouse and onto the playing field, offering insight into the game and the physical and emotional demands it makes on players. His forthright portraits of baseball icons--legendary managers Sparky Anderson and Tommy Lasorda, slugging stars Kirk Gibson and Tony Gwynn, and all-star pitchers Jack Morris and Trevor Hoffman, among others--illuminate what it takes to be great. But Bean also had a secret: he was a gay man in a brutally anti-gay world.--From publisher description
Treasures of the night : the collected poems of Jean Genet by Jean Genet( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justice at risk : a Benjamin Justice mystery by John Morgan Wilson( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reporter Benjamin Justice, in disgrace after winning the Pulitzer Prize for a story he fabricated, investigates the mutilation murders of gay film directors in Los Angeles. The probe takes him into the world of sadomasochism. By the author of Revision of Justice
Rhapsody in blood by John Morgan Wilson( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Benjamin Justice, a discredited former journalist, is at loose ends and between freelance jobs when he agrees to take a short trip with his close friend, Los Angeles Times reporter Alexandra Templeton. Together they drive to a faded resort hotel in a small, remote town known as Haunted Springs. Once a famous getaway for celebrities, in the 1950s it was the site of the violent death of Rebecca Fox, a Hollywood beauty, and the lynching of a local black man, Ed Jones, accused of her murder the last lynching in California."--Jacket
 
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Mildred pierced : a Toby Peters mystery
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Bad chiliHeaven's coast : a memoirInclude me out : my life from Goldwyn to BroadwaySal Mineo : his life, murder, and mysteryMy queer warGoing the other way : lessons from a life in and out of major-league baseballTreasures of the night : the collected poems of Jean GenetJustice at risk : a Benjamin Justice mysteryRhapsody in blood
Alternative Names
University of Wisconsin--Madison. Libraries. James W. Jones Collection of Gay and Lesbian Literature

Languages
English (21)